Second Language Learning Theories

Second Language Learning Theories

by Florence Myles, Rosamund Mitchell

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ISBN-13: 9780340663127
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/01/1998
Series: A Hodder Arnold Publication Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

ROSAMOND MITCHELL is Professor of Applied Linguistics, University of Southampton.

FLORENCE MYLES is Professor of Second Language Acquisition, Department of Linguistics, University of Essex

EMMA MARSDEN is Senior Lecturer in Second Language Education, University of York

Table of Contents

1. Second language learning: key concepts and issues 2. The recent history of second language learning research 3. Linguistics and language learning: the Universal Grammar approach 4. Cognitive approaches to second language learning (1): general, implicit learning mechanisms 5. Cognitive approaches (2): the role of memory systems and conscious learning 6. Interaction in second language learning 7. Meaning-based perspectives on second language learning 8. Sociocultural perspectives on second language learning 9. Sociolinguistic perspectives 10. Conclusion

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...reader-friendly...a useful and interesting addition to the bookshelves of practising and future language professionals.
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